from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. A manufacturers' name for the precipitate of more or less impure calcium carbonate produced in the conversion, by means of lime, of sodium-carbonate liquor into solution of caustic soda. Also called lime-mud.


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  • A third process has been developed by the Central Building Research Institute (CBRI), using waste lime-sludge, from the sugar industry, and rice-husk as raw materials.

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